Reversal of acute renal failure by kidney revascularisation.

  title={Reversal of acute renal failure by kidney revascularisation.},
  author={Hendrik Van Damme and Georges Rorive and Raymond R Limet},
  journal={European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery},
  volume={11 2},
OBJECTIVES To assess whether acute renal failure, due to total or subtotal renal artery occlusion, can be reversed by kidney revascularisation. DESIGN A retrospective review of surgery for kidney salvage in anuric patients at a University Hospital. METHODS From 1983 to 1993, eight patients were operated on for occlusive renal artery disease as a cause of acute renal failure, requiring preoperative haemodialysis. On admission the mean serum creatinine was 40 mg/l (354 mumol/dl). The… CONTINUE READING